Portugal’s hidden treasure, Alentejo is wild and historic, like the Centro de Portugal Region, with some of the most evocative natural scenery in Europe – including a coastline of rocky cliffs and idyllic, little-known beaches.
February 25, 2018 - March 3, 2018
Easter is the perfect time to try specialties of Portuguese cuisine. After Lent, try traditional roast kid, lamb stew, meatballs, sweet buns, dark chocolate and almond eggs. In Castelo de Vide town in the Alentejo, you’ll experience a unique Easter celebration, one with Jewish origins. In the morning of Easter Eve, the region’s shepherds fill the town centre to have their flocks of sheep blessed.
Azores Airlines will resume its very popular nonstop service this summer from T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island to Ponta Delgada, Azores. The service operates on Fridays from June 8 through September 28, 2018. Tickets are on sale now, with airfare starting at $572 + taxes for round trip travel this summer.